| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:06 AM
SHEFFIELD, England - Italian Vincenzo Nibali claimed the overall lead on the Tour de France after a late attack earned him victory in the second stage on Sunday.
The Astana rider powered away about two kilometres from the finish and held off the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:00 PM
HARROGATE England (Reuters) - Germany's Marcel Kittel is making a habit of finishing the first day of the Tour de France wearing the leader's yellow jersey after he again sprinted to victory on Saturday.
The Giant-Shimano team catapulted him to the front...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:00 PM
HARROGATE England - Massive crowds greeted the cream of world cycling in the Yorkshire countryside on Saturday as the Tour de France began in style but some riders said their enthusiasm was dangerous.
The 190.5-km stage from Leeds to Harrogate was hailed...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:40 AM
LEEDS England (Reuters) - Green jersey hopeful Peter Sagan will have a grizzly bear watching his back in the Tour de France this year.
The Slovakian, expected to battle Britain's Mark Cavendish for the opening stage win in Harrogate on Saturday, and...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:41 PM
PARIS – If last year's Tour de France often resembled a triumphant Chris Froome march to Paris, the road to the Champs Elysees may be more unpredictable this time especially with Alberto Contador likely to be back in the hunt.
The Briton took...
| May 10, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The ninth edition of the Amgen Tour of California will start Sunday in Sacramento.
For eight days, 120 riders from 16 teams will race more than 720 miles, traveling through 12 host cities and ending in Thousand Oaks on May 18.
The tour is the major...
| May 11, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The first stage of the Tour of California ended with the closest finish in the race's history, with the winner decided by a tire's width.
Even winner Mark Cavendish didn't know the result after crossing the finish line at the State Capitol in...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:49 PM
A sense of déjà vu abounded during the last stage of the Tour of California on Sunday in Thousand Oaks.
Britain’s Bradley Wiggins, who had led the overall race since the time trial on the second day and held a 30 second lead going into the final...
| May 17, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Sun-soaked fans watched more than 100 cyclists climb and speed through Angeles National Forest roads and into La Cañada Flintridge on Saturday, near the end of the seventh stage of the annual Amgen Tour of California. The athletes were headed for a finale...
| May 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- Peter Sagan, a 23-year-old Slovakian who won five stages a year ago, won a sprint finish in the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California on Sunday, sneaking past American Tyler Farrar of the Team Garmin-Sharp and Daniel Schorn...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:55 AM
MONT VENTOUX, France -- British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning Sunday's grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador.
Froome attacked about two-...